Brasília, 25 October 2020.
This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations. All webinars are in English, except the ones with a title in Portuguese.
Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions.
Monday, 26 October
8:30am – 9:30am (EDT) – Atlantic Council – A conversation with Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa
11:00am – 2:45pm (GMT) – Oxford – Graduate Political Theory Conference, Day 1
11:45am – 12:45am (EDT) – Atlantic Council – The US and Central Europe: Shaping the post-COVID-19 transatlantic agenda
12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – Yale – Book discussion: “The Virus in the Age of Madness”, with Bernard-Henry Lévy, John Kerry and Emma Sky
2:00pm – 3:30pm (GMT) – King’s – Book launch: Votes, Drugs, and Violence – The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – UCL – Schumpeter, the entrepreneurial state and China
Tuesday, 27 October
10:00am – 12:00pm (GMT) – King’s – Competition Law and Policy in China
11:00am – 2:45pm (GMT) – Oxford – Graduate Political Theory Conference, Day 2
11:00am – 12:05pm (BRT) – The Economist – The Disrupters: The Future of Corruption
5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – Oxford – Can Carbon Markets Work?
5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – LSE – Lives versus Livelihoods: evaluating policies to address COVID-19
Wednesday, 28 October
8:30am – 10:00am (PT) – Stanford – Corporate Sustainability: Going Far Beyond Advocacy
9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – PIIE – Are megabanks still a problem?
12:30pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Wilson Center – Lobbying and Corruption in Democratic Brazil
1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – UCL – How does campaigning and lobbying influence policy?
1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – Oxford – Seven building blocks for reflective journalism
2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – LSE – Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World, with Fareed Zakaria
3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic Council/IRelGov – 2020 Road to the White House: Why Latin America and the Latino vote matter
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – LSE – The Rise and Rise of Big Tech
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning House – Bolivia & Chile: Current Affairs Briefing
4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Berkeley/Harvard/Yale – Environmental Economics and Energy Seminar
4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Monetary Policy Consequences of COVID-19
4:30pm – 6:00pm (GMT) – Manchester – Political economies of energy transition: wind and solar power in Brazil and South Africa
5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – LSE – Absent Management in Banking: how banks fail and cause financial crisis
6:00pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – King’s – Professor Sir David Omand and his new book: ‘How Spies Think – 10 Lessons in Intelligence’
7:00pm – 8:30pm (BRT) – IDP – Introdução à avaliação de impacto: conceitos básicos e exemplos práticos
Thursday, 29 October
8:00am – 12:00pm (GMT) – LSE – COVID-19: impact on the economy and central bank policies
12:00pm – 1:15pm (GMT) – King’s – Sino-Pakistani relations: politics, military and regional dynamics
12:00pm – 1:15pm (CT) – Chicago – Fighting Corruption: Lessons from Latin America, with Sergio Moro, Laura Alonso and Rafael Di Tella
12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Columbia – Geopolitical Outlook 2020-2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm (PT) – Stanford – Speaker Series: A Conversation with David Miliband
12:00pm – 1:00pm (PT) – Stanford – Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies
12:30pm – 1:30pm (CET) – Hertie – Exogenous shocks, benchmarking, and legislative debates
2:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT) – Deloitte – Preparing an integrated cybersecurity approach for the advent of 5G
6:00pm – 7:30pm (GMT) – UCL – It’s More Than the Economy, Stupid: What Can We Expect from the 2020 US Presidential Election?
Friday, 30 October
8:00am – 9:00am (JST) – The World Bank – The 82nd World Bank Group Morning Seminar “Semiannual Report of Latin America and the Caribbean Region: The Cost of Staying Healthy”
12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – Harvard – The Future World Order: Digital Trade
1:00pm – 2:30pm (CET) – BIS – Per Jacobsson Lecture – Central bank cooperation and US dollar liquidity: what can we learn from the past?
1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Squire Patton Boggs – What the US Election Means for Labor and Employment Legislation
3:00pm – 4:30pm (GMT) – Canning House – Combatting Corruption in Latin America
4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Oxford – Banking on Failure: Cum-Ex and Why and How Banks Game the System